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Suspect arrested in shooting death of Florida officer; 'not much hope' for 2nd shot cop

Suspect arrested in shooting death of Florida officer; 'not much hope' for 2nd shot cop

A Marine veteran has been arrested in the shooting death Friday of a Kissimmee, Fla., police officer, and there is “not much hope” that a second officer he’s accused of shooting will survive, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said Saturday morning.

Police arrested 45-year-old Everett Glenn Miller on charges of first-degree murder, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon, according to the Osceola County Jail.

Officer Matthew Baxter was killed and Sgt. Richard “Sam” Howard was shot and is in grave condition, O’Dell said. The uniformed officers were investigating three suspicious people reported in the area about 9:30 p.m. Five minutes later, dispatchers received the...

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